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Ask the Expert: Installing Fire Rated Downlights
In our latest Ask the Expert video, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, explores the correct installation of downlights in domestic situations, answering the question: Do all lights installed in ceilings need to be fire rated? In this short video, Darren presents two examples – a downlighter without an intumescent strip and one with. He explores common questions Scolmore Group receives, such as: do all downlights need to…
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Luminaires: Optics and Light Distribution
Learn how optics in luminaires allow different light distribution curves and understand the effect on glare and how to measure it. Interested in lighting? Have you registered for your free account with the Ledvance Training Centre yet? It’s packed with training videos on all sorts of lighting topics, such as technology, products and applications, so it’s a fantastic resource if you’re interested in a career in lighting. The bite-sized videos have got…
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A focus on trunking systems
Learn more about the characteristics and advantages of trunking systems, including suitable applications and mounting possibilities. Are you familiar with the Ledvance Training Centre? The online platform offers bite-sized training videos on a variety of lighting topics, such as technology, products and applications, making it a fantastic source of information for anyone interested in pursuing a career in lighting. The informative presentations all come in at less than 25 minutes, with most…
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The Connected Home – on-demand webinar available now!
Did you miss our recent webinar about The Connected Home? If so, fear not! It is now available to view on-demand below. Smart devices in the home can operate to manage the efficiency of individual services and the role of automation is key. Extending from innovative radio automation options up to fully networked home automation systems based on BUS/SCS technology (which can also be integrated into third party solutions), connected home devices provide…
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Free, live webinar: The Connected Home
Legrand’s Matt Crunden, Training & BIM Manager, will join us on 26 May 2021 at 13:00 for a free, live webinar on The Connected Home. Smart devices in the home can operate to manage the efficiency of individual services and the role of automation is key. Extending from innovative radio automation options up to fully networked home automation systems based on BUS/SCS technology (which can also be integrated into third party solutions), connected home…
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Light Planning Simplified
Learn how to make a hands-on light plan and TCO calculation with simple tools. If you’re interested in lighting, you should check out the Ledvance Training Centre, an online platform packed with bite-sized training videos covering a variety of lighting topics, including technology, products and applications. With short run times between eight and 24 minutes, they’re perfect to fit in around your apprenticeship, and you can dip in and out of…
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Armoured cable supplies to outbuildings
ELECSA consistently receives enquiries relating to supplies to detached outbuildings of domestic premises, such as garages, sheds or home-offices. This article addresses the questions which typically arise where such a supply is provided by an SWA cable buried in the ground, in particular: • Can the armouring be used as a circuit protective conductor?• What are the equipotential bonding requirements?• What are the particular requirements where PME conditions apply? Armouring…